The Chicago City Council’s Public Safety Committee voted 4-10 to reject the proposal introduced by Alds. Maria Hadden (49th Ward) and Pat Dowell (3rd Ward) eight months ago.
Those killed in separate shootings over the weekend included a 15-year-old boy shot in a drive-by shooting and a 30-year-old man killed outside a River North club.
The Chicago Police Department, Cook County State's Attorney's Office and Chicago Board of Elections are coordinating efforts to ensure the safety of voters and poll workers.
Through the end of October, 580 people have been killed in the city, down 16% from the same time period last year and a 13% drop compared with 2020.
The victims were hospitalized in various states, with some in critical condition and others who suffered non-life-threatening injuries, Police Superintendent David Brown said late Monday night.
Chicago Police Supt. David Brown said he had “zero tolerance” for police officers who are members of hate groups or associate with members of hate groups.
Twenty-eight people were wounded and two killed by gunfire in shootings across the holiday weekend.
According to Chicago Police Department data, 34 people were shot in 28 separate shooting incidents between 6 p.m. Friday and 11:59 p.m. Sunday night.
During a press conference Monday afternoon, Police Superintendent David Brown said the man was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries after he was shot inside the police department’s Homan Square facility Monday morning.
According to Chicago Police Department data, 63 people were shot in 47 separate shootings between 6 p.m. Friday and 11:59 p.m. Sunday night.
Chicago police Deputy Chief Fred Melean said there was a “personal altercation” between two groups in the park at around 7:45 p.m Tuesday before “multiple shots were fired.”
According to Chicago police, 30 people were shot in 26 separate incidents between 6 p.m. Friday and 11:59 p.m. Sunday. Four of those victims died.
According to Chicago police, 55 people were shot in 47 separate incidents between 6 p.m. Friday and 11:59 p.m. Monday.
Sixty-six people were killed across the city in August, new department data shows, which brings the total number of homicides in 2022 up to 448. That’s below the pace set in each of the last two years, but the total is more than 100 homicides higher than the first eight months of 2019.
The Chicago Police Department's caravan task force, formed a month ago to combat ramped up incidents of drag racing and "drifting," has made inroads against brash street takeovers but isn't going to win the battle overnight, officials said.
Under a new policy announced Tuesday, Chicago Police officers will get at least one day off every week. The policy was announced approximately 24 hours after the inspector general released an analysis that determined that more than 1,000 officers were scheduled to work 11 or more consecutive days between April 1 and May 31.